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Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
his administration's view of the fast-changing situation in ukraine. joining us now to help you understand this situation jennifer glass from ukraine. jennifer, welcome to the program. it's unclear what's going on in the skies over the ukrainian peninsula and the ground. soldiers we don't know where they came from, and helicopters unmarked. do we know what's going on in crimea? >> i'll tell you what we do know tonight is the air space over crimea is closed. a commercial airport has canceled all flights until tomorrow evening here. there are armed men at the airport today. i tried to talk to them, but they wouldn't tell us if why they were where, where they were from, if they were russian or ukrainian. there is nothing to identify them as russian or ukrainian. we saw the same thing at the airport now that's a military airport about an hour from here. we did see there is a youtube video showing helicopters heading towards that airport earlier today we're not exactly sure who these men are. television showing even more troops at the airport, which is as i said, closed. very uncerta
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm EST
inflaming the fragile situation in ukraine. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for my military intervention in ukraine. >> reporter: there are reports pro russian gunmen are guarding two airports in the crimian peninsula and that russian crews are around the coastguard base. >> any violation of ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destablizing. >> reporter: earlier viktor yanukovych vowed to fight for his country. the fugitive president said threats against his family forced him to leave ukraine. he's now in southern russia. secretary of state john kerry spoke on the phone with his russian counterpart friday and said he made it clear to the russian foreign minister not to intervene. >> the question is whether or not what is happening now meeting crossing a line in any way and we're going to be very careful in making our judgments about that. >> reporter: the obama administration wants to focus on the political transition in ukraine's capital to help keep the country stable. craig boswell for c
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 4:00pm EST
russian air vehicles have landed in the crimea. this ukraine situation is heating up. investors tend to flee from emerging market fund when they hear about these kinds of things. of course they have underperformed the broader market but do you want to start panicking and pull money out when there could be individual opportunities, dave? david: are investors jumping the gun? we're going to have an expert in emerging market saying maybe now is the time to get in. when things look darkest nabe that is the best time to get in. >>> social media seen largely as procrastination tool but one company helps you invest more intelligently. we have a company that analyzes social media trend on wall street. it has gotten a hefty cash infusion as well. that is coming up. ♪ mine was earned in korea in 1953. afghanian, in 2009. orbiting the moon in 1971. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a perior level of protecon. and because usaa'commitment to serve current and former military members andheir families is wit
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
president addressing what is a rapidly developing situation in the ukraine. what is described as developing crisis. the president himself saaing he is deeply concerned about russian military movements in that region. finds it deeply destablizing. i will go to kt mcfarland who has a lot of experience with these kinds of events. what do you make of the president's statements and what do you make of the events going on right now in the ukraine? >> first of all the president really didn't say anything. please don't do this. we hope everything works out well. he didn't lay out any red lines. which is good news. couple things you need to watch. we think it is political but it is economic. it is economic for the following reasons. ukraine needs a massive bailout nobody is stepping forward to bail them out. european union doesn't have any money and don't feel like they have. the united states may bail out. president's offer ad billion dollars. that is chump change. they need 30. imf may bail them out. they have the money but they will have strings attached. they will say you got to fix c
ABC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am EST
back over to you. >> growing tensions this morning. >> more on the situation in ukraine. militants around one of the biggest airports. 5:12. 13 >> this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> we are back. police investigating a homicide. a woman was shot and killed on j street northeast. her name has not been released. a teenage boy was also killed in the district in southeast. so far no arrests have been made. 45 people are displaced after a fire in springfield. it caught fire surely after 10:30 last night. 13 people were treated for smoke in relation. it is still unclear what caused that fire. >> new developments from ukraine. russia's military is blocking an airport. patrollingd men were a second airport nearby. russian authorities have refused to comment. we're standing by for a news conference by viktor yanukovych. he is not been seen publicly since saturday. >> the funeral is set for 2:00 this afternoon. the mayor died after battling lung cancer. she was 76. she served on the town council of thvienna. of delegates committee will hold a hearing on medical marijuana bill
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
addressing the white house to score on the situation in the ukraine. i want to bring in our chief washington correspondent peter cook. peter, the president described it as deeply this day blazing -- and the stabilizing -- des tabilizing. is that the moment to talk for i'm very annoyed? >> you are right. this is a situation that is getting worse, not better, and it is a warning of sorts. ukrainiann of the sovereignty would be deeply destabilizing to the region. he is deeply concerned by the reports that these russian , and this isments a warning street to the russian military, that the rest of the world is watching you. what sort of consequences would there be for the russians if they have indeed crossed that line? and where do we go from here? this was an effort to have this white house ratchet up the pressure on the russians, and escalate this into a larger crisis than it was just a few hours ago. >> the president also talked about how we invited the russians to be a part of the international community's effort to stabilize the situation and the sovereignty and integrity of ukrai
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30am PST
republic of crimea eighties that one of the sd complete school's fault lines in ukraine's towards east peacemaking situation in the capsule asking for a pro now. but domestic events here in crimea that says outreach to the unfolding drama across this southern parts of ukraine. you can see behind me the parliament building here in the crimean capital since the cold wet it was i'm in the early alice so often the likes of dave got the backs of all groups about sixty sixty men went into the building. they have since let lawmakers into the building to cost a decision to hold a referendum on crates are all on the full crimea. in may. i'm so it seems rather a portal to my hse operation service here on saying those men are still inside the building a house up for these cold cold winds around the building is well on the small group of protesters waving russian flags on russian navy slacks and also the russian navy slacks going into the at fault it's simpler awful in the small hours of the nights sold just that. perhaps they will know that since they were wearing. what what appears to be ad
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 3:00pm PST
team coverage tonight on the extremely fluid situation in ukraine, changing by the hour. wendell goler covers the president's brief address, but first, senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg keeping a close eye from london on this developing story. good evening, amy. >> hi, bret. the warm glow of the olympic closing ceremony has dispalted in less than a wee ukraine's crimea has probably something to do with local militia groups, protection groups, bret, but certainly, there is a russian military presence down there, and the question and the concern is where is it all leading? another jarring wake-up call in ukraine. armed men take over the civilian airport in the semiautonomous region of crimea, and where russia bases its black sea fleet. russia says its personnel there are doing business as usual, protecting their black sea fleet. ukraine's interim government jumped to declare this a violation of the terms of the agreement. >> we have the fact there are disguised military from the russian black sea fleet illegally conducting their actions in ukrainian territory in the
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
signed this memorandum. we asked the security council to consider the situation in the ukraine as seriously as it is and to undertake the appropriate to stop to assist us whichngerous developments are challenging the international peace and our territorial integrity. thank you. >> how would you characterize the russian military movements, as aggression? >> yes, because some of them identified themselves as russians. we know specifically some of the the 22ndr example special brocade of the intelligence department, the foreign forces of the russian theration, we know involved special law enforcement company. i gave you the name of this captain who led his group because of the decision of the crimean parliament, and we identified the presence of the russian aircraft and helicopters. the people who invaded in the parliament in the crimean keepingnt and who is the airports there to be identified. name ofou tell us the the naval officer, and can you tell us where these aircraft are headed? are they going into crimea or other places? and whether your government has control over the two a
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm EST
would be a great mistake. also worsening the turmoil ukraine's i financial situation. with the latest is ashley webster who joins us in studio. stuart: he surfaced in russia today calling for calm as crimea becomes a flash point, russian troops seizing two airports, that is the latest report. reporters of the news conference in southern russia today, that he intends to keep on fighting for ukraine's future against what he calls pro fascist thugs in kiev and is also blaming the west for his demise. >> irresponsible policies by the u.s.. particularly as strong country that will definitely be able to overcome. >> also saying russian intervention was not needed even though as we say russian troops had reportedly received -- sees two airports. the u.s. saying to russia, better back off but at the political divide widens ukraine's financial situation remains precarious. worried about pipers of the inflation ukraine's central bank has put a $1,300 limit on daily cash withdrawals. swiss and austrian authorities are blocking the assets of his associates while launching a corruption probe. ukra
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
situation if crimea wants to be autonomous and be their own country outside of ukraine, then russia has the ability to say, we're just supporting these people who have made the decision to secede from russia. based on everything we have seen now, you'll see some risks. >>> let's go to michelle caruso cabrera who joins us by phone. >> first of all, i would re-emphasized of what the president did not say, he did not line a here. clearly stepping away from the possibility of any kind of intervention. tim makes a good point about the russian suggestion that this is going to be about protecting their interests. the east is very different from the west. even though they have an acting government. again, it's not clear they have absolute control and they have tremendous military absence in that region already, so that's certainly what they're going to argue, why they are bringing in so many troops there. there's a hybrid of military and paramilitary. they're still flying into this region at this point. we have seen video of it. that's the bottom line at this point. i think we'll see what happe
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:30am PST
view of people in ukraine other people want to stand the situation come up the ones who walk on into thinking that this association agreement where with the eu would give the maps that are clear tightening standards freedom to travel across your widgets want by the way that will have cost for the use of them negotiate with avocado pit so these people want to spend the real situation basically one look at the eu as assault of a morsel of the soviet you and him with an unelected neither ship sitting in brothels deciding for other countries want to go. why should companies that just started to join the european union. what will fix that. the european during a wedding in youtube last night i hear points and while they willingly let me give you your good chance to respond or that you know in any other point i think that alexander's try to make is that what you did extend some financial help to walk ukraine while the battle that was when the complaints as well that there was no love financing coming to them right off the bad period and it has been a terrible straits right now ends in terms
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 3:00pm EST
is about the situation between russia and ukraine. the acting president of ukraine is imploring vladimir putin not to intervene with his country right now and that seems to have taken the wind out of the sails. the dow was up 125 points at its peak today, and now up just 27, and the nasdaq has turned negative. >> the s&p 500 in danger of reversing as well. we'll keep an eye on that closely. yesterday we put in the new closing high for the s&p 500 at 1848. today it looks that could be called into question. of course, the nasdaq, and this, bill, will be the question, was losing some steam even before this round -- >> biotech was pulling back. >> all of that we'll get into. if 2013 was the year of the activist investor, is 2014 the year they're overplaying their hand? there's been pushback against the likes of carl icahn and nelson peltz. sometimes even blistering public criticism. now a battle with darden restaurants. we will have a special report coming up. >> it's very, very intriguing. >>> then a new report that shows employees of the s.e.c., the securities and exchange commiss
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 4:00pm EST
white house is also keeping a close eye on the situation in ukraine. >> we're not going to speculate about what we might do if something might happen. we're going to focus on the kinds of communication we're having right now, and focus on the international 1969 to assist ukraine. >> as the reportedly russian-backed soldiers took up their positions in crimea, former ukrainian president viktor yanukovych, was holding a news conference in southern russia. he insists he is still president of the country. >> i repeat it over again. i'm the elected president of ukraine, and i remain the legitimate president of ukraine. >> philty nery joins us live, and the country is moving on without yanukovych. what is he saying? he wants to return to ukraine? >> reporter: he's very critical of those who are the sitting government in kiev. he even called them fascists. but it's not just those in kiev that he's critical of. he squared off against western powers and blamed them for this crisis. >> i fully take responsibility upon those who brought our country to this crisis. and i will say to this disaster
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm PST
room, getting ready for president obama to speak about ukraine and the situation, as these reports have surfaced of russian troops landing in crimea. this as the ukrainian president, the former president now, yanukovych, spoke today from russia, as you were just discussing. saying he will still fight for ukraine. but the biggest development today, just within the past few hours, reports on the ground in crimea that some 2,000 russian troops have landed there. the pentagon confirming that some 12 aircraft have landed at the airport there. earlier, there were -- there were soldiers there that were not dressed in russian uniforms. they were in camo, but not in russian uniforms. they had secured the airport, and then 12 aircraft landed. estimated about 2,000 troops landing in crimea. now, the current administration, the authorities on the ground, as you mentioned, the election has been set. that they are saying that this is an invasion by russia. already, we've heard from the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, saying and teaming up with the president of the united states in this st
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 4:00am EST
subject of the morning. the situation in the ukraine is developing quickly. isted president yanukovych holding a press conference today from russia. the u.s. government tries to pull together international funding to avoid a default. let's go to kiev and our reporter there, ryan chilcote. walk us through what has been happening in the south of the country in the crimea this morning. >> it is certainly seizing headlines. i am at the ukrainian central bank with the prime minister and the head of central bank are giving a joint briefing about the state of the country's finances. the prime minister left early. i did have a quick conversation with him, one on one, and they are studying the situation in the crimea. they're trying to figure out who these people are. what we're talking about is that at five :00 this morning, another group of armed men -- at 5:00 this morning, another group appeared at anve in the crimea. we have two eyewitness reports that there is a group of somewhere between 50 and 100 armed men that have been there for some time. the acting president of ukraine said that ru
LINKTV
Feb 28, 2014 5:30am PST
situation. every country should respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the ukraine. russia has made that commitment. it is important that russia keeps its word. the world will be watching. >> next to him, the german chancellor concerned she had spoken to president putin. she shares the shame view as the rest over the situation. the ukraine, it is stated that any movements of russian troops either over the border were from the black sea bases will be considered a military aggression. >> and in or new, coming out of moscow, this friday, a russian court has ordered the house arrest of row test leader for two months. he is being barred. now, vladimir putin and the lead her of anti-criminal protest twos year ago, the army has denounced the ruling and is baseless. >> in other new, the french president has arrived in the central african republic. he has addressed troops based in the capital. the troop comes three mons into a military mission to stop deadly sectarian killing. he is due mcthe country's interim president later this afternoon. let's take a listen to what he had to say
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 10:00am EST
summons ukraine's security chiefs over the situation in crimea. >> viktor yanukovych says he will fight for his countries future, but the question is how. julie mcdonald has more from london. julie. >> thank you. well, ukraine's ousted president insists he was forced to leave because of threats on his life. he says he'll return when he feels safe. where does that leave the new government, struggling to keep things under control as it is? let's get more from the former british ambassador to ukraine. yanukovych has shown clearly a man in denial at that press conference this morning. >> yes. he was in denial, claiming that he's still the president of ukraine, but he left last friday night. he's now taken himself off to russia and he has lost the support of the people who were supporting him before, politicians and government operators. by the time he left, the guards had already disappeared from around the presidential administration. the day after he left, the man who had been leading his party in parliament came on television and denounced him. >> do you think that's why this situa
PBS
Feb 27, 2014 7:00pm PST
protect all of the situation room ukraine. last week. this is a no contest to some extent since the situation. and come in contact with him cooking an interesting time. when the kids and i teach it to tok to him from his room. on the podium. i'm transformed into it. the kids the game. i don't. we don't like analyzing the situation coming back to me it's a more stable situation we're in ukraine. goodman step by step any reaction to what one of our viewers as saying i think the european support the opposition in ukraine has increased the risk of a new cold war. human discuss the new principal to the ukrainian opposition during our day. cause why rome or london didn't say or think it was done in good faith. opposed to twenty the game. new real opponent to its creation in ukraine country music. just head up into the concrete. but just governance corruption. when nothing is going on. until four. q what was cool and i let on the first loss in the protection and the secret is now open. the three component is it weird to realize it. come back into who knew the moment. i mean capital of the
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm PST
situation in the ukraine, next on "now." ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> the complicated and bloody past of the ukrainian region of crimea is returning to the president -- present. armed militants have occupied two airports in the region. members of the ukraine's new government say the men were troops deployed from russia but the kremlin is denying those claims. this back and forth comes one day after russian president, vladimir putin, ordered a surprise military exercise on the bored other of ukraine with 150,000 russian troops. the russian flag was planted on top of crimea's parliament building. militants took control of government buildings there and pro-russian demonstrators filled the streets. earlier today in his first appearance since he fled kiev last week, ukraine's ousted president, viktor yanukovych, speaking in russian from inside russia, insisted he remained the legitimate leader of ukraine. mr. yanukovych is wanted for the mass murder of protesters in his country. despite russia's overt plex flexing of military muscle yesterday, the kremlin maintains it will respect the serenity of its neig
ABC
Feb 28, 2014 4:30am EST
40 people out in the river called after an apartment building catches fire. the situation in ukraine is getting more tense. at 5:00ning washington a.m. begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live from the abc 7 broadcast center, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning. the good news is we made it to friday.
CNN
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm PST
confirm that russian troops right now are inside ukraine. he says the situation remains very fluid. but it's clearly a dangerous situation as we watch it unfold. we have our correspondent standing by here in washington as well as in the ukraine and moscow. jim sciutto is our chief national security correspondent. you heard those strong words from the president. as i said earlier, it's not every day, the end of the day, end of the week, late friday afternoon the president decides to change his schedule, go into the briefing room and in effect each a strong warning to moscow. >> no question. from the highest level now. but when you look at the content of this warning, it's very similar to the warnings that other officials, secretary kerry and hagel have been making over these past few days. we are deeply concerned about the events on the ground. any violation of the ukraine sovereignty will be deeply destabilizing. but those warnings have been made but clearly not heeded by the russian side if we believe the events on the ground are proceeding the way they appear to be proceeding. he also
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 3:00am EST
kiev. we'll continue to monitor the situation in ukraine, and let you know of further developments. >> to venezuela, where anti-government protesters are calling for more demonstrations. on thursday security forces fired tear gas at crowds of demonstrators in caracas. thousands rallied in cities across venezuela, against the crackdown on the opposition. al jazeera's adam raney has the latest from caracas. >> venezuela's president was hoping that thursday, which kicked off a week-long holiday around the carnival, showing an easing of tensions between protesters and government forces didn't happen. we have several protests in the surrounding area, and protests in the south-west of the country on the border of columbia which is the epicentre of tense protests between people unhappy with the government, unhappy with rising inflation and insecurity and having standoffs with security forces. people are barricading themselves in the neighbourhood, starting fires and getting into standoffs with forces. this happens on a day in which the government announced an arrest warrant of the number
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 11:00am PST
snow. the explanation of the situation said this is it's not uncommon around ukraine by two of the car then we went to claim your invention a loss. we will arrive to crying in a circle nights the tensions that i had. we're only in use. by the news spreads to hide the seams cools from the members of my family they said that said even the guys this is the renders a child. here's the deal was simple to blacklist. his inquisitive mind and the eldest son. the wings of the king to god's going to preschool today to do. two pm we were and he said i cannot risk the lives of my family says alice will the situation was like. you can't go. i was like someone from the bank to bank chance to speak now. yes the gentleman in the bag check a bit of heaven. mr yen above its. most of them was all wrestlers. if they say why we aaron ross tells nom nom to moscow for example and the senate and as st project is common to all the cars to station dealers brainiac. my and my dentist's to kindy and i represent anti moscow. so what do you think is carried to happen that ukrainian pinion future use. all i'm hearin
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm PST
country. many within ukraine don't see it that way. so the situation continues to be volatile there and quite unpredictable and president obama will come out momentarily and address it all. >> and we have -- we are inside the two-minute warning on that. kristen welker at the white house. stay with us, obviously. we want to go to jim maceda on the line with us, on the phone from moscow. jim, we are told that the 3red plead and also vladimir putin have had words and spoken to one another on the phone. what can you tell us about that? >> i don't have insight into that phone call but from my perch in moscow, we cannot underestimate the deep sense of rebee trail that president putin feels at this point, given the way the events eventually unfolded. they thought the february 21st agreement would lead to a series of benchmark, a timeline that would have taken yanukovych, kept him in power until the end of the year and then suddenly, everything was flipped on its ear. putin found himself outside of the loop as all of these forces, a whole new group of people that putin mistrusts profoundly were
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm PST
situation in the region of the ukraine is getting tenser by the moment. just receiving word that russian aircraft carrier carrying 2,000 military croups landed near the crimean port. and the russians are building up troops along the entire eastern border. we will keep you posted. john mccain reacting to that, and, senator, obviously this thing is sort of building by the moment. what do we do? it was predictable and predicted. putin has very little regard for the united states. he is committed and believed in with all his being that ukraine is part of russian. crimea has -- where major soviet naval base on the black sea is, and we could never geoff up and -- never give up and we're seeing an intervention that is deeply disturbing and alarming, and i don't think he thinks the united states is going to do much, given when he looks around and sees his troops in georgia and seeing american weakness and withdrawal. what do we do now? i think we have to, first of all, condemn it. second, get the immediately as quickly as possible, get the ukrainian economy going again by arranging loans
ABC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
. the president is speaking about the situation in the ukraine. the crisis, we have been clear that the ukrainian people do the opportunity to determine their own fate. we have urged an end to the violence and encourage them to pursue a course in which they are stabilizing their country, and moving to elections this spring. i spoke several days ago with president putin. we have been in daily communication with russian officials. we have made clear that we can be part of an international effort to support a united ukraine moving forward, which is not only in support of the ukraine, but also in russia's interest. byare now deeply concerned reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside the ukraine. russia has a historic history with them. any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing, which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia, or europe. these matters must he determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence, sovereignty, and choices of the ukrain
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 3:00pm EST
back to ukraine? believe that any military actions in this situation are unacceptable. i am not going to request any military assistance. i believe that ukraine needs to stay united. possibility am i coming back, i will return to once the conditions of my security and the security of my family will be insured. like the young man to speak up now. how did you get to russia? did you get here by plane? did you meet president putin? there are very few ukrainian journalists here. i would like to ask some more questions. you said you're going to fight for the future of ukraine. partiesnow all of your have fellow mps call you a traitor? why do you think about the situation currently going on in crimea? can you please repeat the first two questions? how did you get into russia. that is one. did you meet with putin. that is it. please sit down. no more questions. here is how i came to russia. came by the officers. that is the way i am going to put his. they did their duty. they helped me to stay alive. number two, i did not meet mr. putin. when i ended up here in russia i had a phone call
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 11:00am EST
d'etat sponsored or supported by the west. >> this crisis goes well beyond ukraine, because there is now the u.s.-russian situation. how can russia say it's not involved when it is literally giving asylum to viktor yanukovych? >> all along, the russians have been saying that they're not involved, but certainly they clearly are. they've always thought the ukraine was part of their sphere of influence, propping it up with money stolen that they now say tens of billions of dollar may have been taken out of the country by the ruling yanukovych administration and they want those assets frozen in geneva. they may we will get it, the swiss saying that they will look into that, possibly freezing the assets, but also, the ukrainians saying that they want yanukovych extra do id back to kiev. >> this does not bode well for people who are students of history who watched the collapse of the soviet union. >> absolutely. vladimir putin is very concerned about ukraine for a variety of reasons, not least of which because of the geopolitical situation but internally in russia is keeping a close eye on
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 7:00am PST
announced on wednesday last week that they would not make new loans in ukraine until the situation clarified they're watching it closely but meanwhile business has already been eight seems to be a normal shape and people are paying their loans on time so far. what you think the risk is of contagion from the ukrainian situation economically. we'll have to look at it in terms of what's going on at the grassroots ukrainian businessman at the same problems as is my math everywhere. if the paper suppliers have to pay your employees to give credit to your customers. if you can't pay your employees with them they don't work they do on the street mobs get worse and the bad feelings get worse so far there has not been problems of mass non payment of employees in the private sector problems have been in the government sector people are building one of the ethical issues palaces so they weren't being paid and walked off the job. the kind of thing can become the snowball but were worried about that you just mentioned this ukraine were to default on its debts if ukraine where to run out of mone
FOX
Feb 28, 2014 12:00pm PST
record territory. some jitters may be on account of the situation in ukraine. it appears weakness was seeping into markets prior to those reports. the dow currently down 5. the nasdaq is down 25 and the s&p is down 1. >>> the plan to increase tolls on the golden gate bridge is approved. about two hours ago, the bridge district board voted to raise the toll to $7 in april. after that, the toll will slowly increase to $8 over the next four years. the bridge district says it needs the money to close a growing deficit. for drivers with fast track, the $1 discount will remain in effect for each of the toll hikes. >>> ktvu is proud to sponsor a first-of-its-kind event coming to the bay area. 16,000 students will fill oracle arena in late march to hear celebrity speeches and performances. the event is called we day. you can't buy tickets. the only way for kids to go is to earn a ticket by making a positive difference locally and globally. over the next month, leading up to the big event, we'll be sharing sawyers of children and schools doing just that. today, julie haener takes us to an
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 2:00pm EST
had threats for his life. he took time out to blame the west for the situation that the ukraine is in. >> fully place responsibility upon those who brought our country to this crisis and i would say to this cast disaster. they are to blame for that and those who now in power and those of who today command them in my dawn, invisible, visible, behind the scenes and the west, the united states of america, who patrons. >> that echoes what we have been hearing in russia. we have heard the foreign ministry and kremlin saying that the crisis is sponsored by the west. that is condemnation in russia about what is happening in ukraine. there are deep concerns. russia assist militaryized along the border and thinking that is a lot of rattling and those exercises were already orders, never theless it is making people nervous and nato a watching those exercises. in addition to the border regions and the relationship between russia and ukraine, that is a question of viktor yanukovich's economic holdings and we have heard that geneva is going to freeze some of his assets and the standing governme
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 4:00am EST
the eu had conditions. >> if you look at the economic situation, ukraine today looks at -- for all 15 billion and there's 16 billion contact on this. you have 3.3 billion of unpaid gas bill. the gdp is not going and the uncertainty uncertainti uncertainties in this situation -- if you look, the growth and a few years after the growth is at 2%. this kind of revolution has been very, very big impact on gdp. and i will not be surprised if the gdp will be down around the likes of 8%. >> we've seen that luke with greece having to accept conditions. another flash out, ukraine temporarily introducing a ban on foreign exchange withdrawings. they'll law the currency to weakness. it's been quite dramatic the last couple of days. >> they were down 23% this year. it's good for a company. because for the banking system, this kind of shock, this kind of big movement will probably imply bank capitalization. >> and we're saying this morning that the central bank will continue to provide the banks with as much liquidity as isny needed. >> chief janet yellen says the central bank will try to get a f
PBS
Feb 27, 2014 8:00pm PST
west is responding to the situation nato defence ministers expressing a lot of concern over ukraine as well as their perception of the kremlin's response the nato secretary general wonders of rasmussen called on russia not to do with anything that would quote as cleats tension or create the mis understanding he told the guy a meeting of the nato ukraine commission die in brussels. the latest developments in the crimea both dangerous and irresponsible also raised the alarm. the new german defense minister now she waited at her very first nato summit in brussels. take a quick lesson in this situation in the ukraine particularly encouraging me and fills us with great concern because of the utmost importance that we prevent the breakup of the ukraine and that special forces in the country are strengthened so of concern about da whether ukraine remains in one piece are not the russian foreign ministry meanwhile issuing a statement in response to all this saying that the nato defense ministers were sending equal to the wrong signal in their statements urging all sides to refrain from maki
PBS
Feb 27, 2014 5:00pm PST
marksman while technically still the housing rights as the president of the ukraine after being driven out by this switch in kiev. and he's released a rather powerful state. we have seen a complete deterioration of the situation in him. this which has shown that people really have no power to control what is going on and certainly not in the entirety of the ukraine might add even more locally the ultra nationalist markets which which. the cynically you've made an attempt to ride the tiger of their violence into power. we're now in control of the streets so which i guess at this point must feel clean as and. to try to restore order to the country. meanwhile comment on the crisis have been coming in from pineapple ministers from the two countries. all on the reaction is of course one of the sheikh of health in the oven. nato defence ministers expressing a lot of concern over ukraine as well as their perception of the kremlin's response the nato secretary general on her spa rasmussen called on russia not to do with anything that would quote as cleats tension or create the misunderstanding
BBC America
Feb 28, 2014 6:00am EST
. ukraine's parliament is called on the united nations security council to monitor the situation, describing it as an armed occupation. >>> well, let's pick up with what's happening at two airports in the crimea, which is an autonomous region of ukraine largely inhabited by russians and other groups as well. it has the the biggest russian naval base there. the main airport is a joint airfield which is held both by the domestic and civilian parts and also it belongs to the ukrainian defense ministry. the bbc's christian frazier has tried to get into the sevatopol international airport. >> reporter: you might be able to see behind me the control tower and what looks like a military base. you can see there are barriers stopping anyone from entering. a couple hundred yards on, a very professional looking unit. they are carrying high-powered assault rifles, kevlar hell mats. they have not been down the road to meet us or talk to us, so we don't know who they are. quite clearly we're not allowed to go beyond this point. let me show you what is in front of the barriers. this is really w
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm EST
acting president is summoning the ukraine security chiefs over the situation. >> meanwhile t deposed president viktor yanukovich is saying he's still the leader and forced to leave after receiving threats. so viktor yanukovich is saying he's going to fight for the country's future and the question is how. >> thank you. ukraine's president is insisting he was forced to leave because of threats on his life and will be returning when he feels it is safe. so where does that leave ukraine. >> he's claiming that he's still the president of ukraine. but he left last friday night. he's now taken himself off to russia and he's lost the support of the people who were supporting him before, the politicians and the government operators and by the time he left the guards disappeared from the presidential administration and the day after le left the man from parliament came on television and denounced him. >> is that why this is differing from egypt, he fled in this case. >> yes. viktor yanukovich did flee, that is right. o what about the work that the new government has to do, how behind them are
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 3:00am PST
of them to schools in attempts to defuse the bomb a total situation across ukraine a country which has been in this sense all the time go forth between brush up on the west residents of the western city of novi if the heartland of ukrainian nationalists and unexpectedly voice that support for the country's russian speakers. businesses in the city which is the finest box in the crimea language and keep crying in all i can skate rink charging customers and employees alike to speak to us and for that guy coming at decision by parliament on some type to scrap a language school introduced in two thousand and twelve the son and a fight to the russian twist like to speak or two bouts of ukrainian. residents on patrons company car is just a rough in the morn rt language in the city and the solace in the city's officials likened to the is on it and so the woe is the bride gets license which usually roll cost in ukrainian ups which programming to russian leather said the system. we should respect all people don't speak ukrainian and those who speak russian the non autistic or next month. rus
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 9:00pm EST
difficult for the future of ukraine is that money situation that you referred to. >> it is dire. how -- i mean, they are at the edge. how are they going to get money? >> there are reports from kiev. they may have as little as half a million in the bank. those are unconfirmed reports. it is clear that the new government was shocked when they went to the coffers and took a look and discovered that over an unknown period of time, not made clear. an unknown period of time billions of dollars were taken out of the country and sent off-shore. >> by whom, who has got the money? >> who has got the money where it is now, that is going to take a long time to unravel. >> but in the immediate european union, international monetary fund, the imf is talking about a billion dollar check sort of an emergency, get you through the knicks little while. new reforms. big reforms are obviously on the table in ukraine financially and economically. >> but a billion is not going to last all that long. >> no. >> thank you very much. >> now on to the weather. which a lot of us are experiencing. much of the cou
BBC America
Feb 28, 2014 7:00am EST
control of that region? armed militia have moved into the civilian airport in simferopol. ukraine's interior minister says they are russian and this is an invasion. the government has called on the u.n. security council to hold a special session on the situation in the country. they will speak to our correspondent. and both kiev and moscow for the the latest on those. >>reporter: unsettling images for the new authorities in the ukrainian capital kiev and also for many more looking anxiously in the world. armed men on guard in crimea with its ethnic russian majority. in uniform without identifying markings. pro-russian, no doubt. but is there anything more to it than that? with word of similar developments, ukraine's new interior minister has spoken of a home invasion. outwardly it looks calm. the airport has been operating more or less normally. but whoever these men are they are making clear their unhappiness with the dramatic upheavals taking place elsewhere in the ukraine. >> translator: radicalism and fascism is not welcome. this is our slogan. we don't want radicals from ukrain
FOX News
Feb 28, 2014 12:00pm PST
regarding ukraine. and a horrible situation there. ukrainian government says the russians have invaded and taken over our airports. that's what the ukraine government is saying. the e.r.a.s are saying, it's -- the russians are saying, it's not us. to be truthful the troops don't have insignature knea, just blank uniforms so they're not nying themselves as anything. but some russian troops from a base there are on the move so it's all adding up to putin being putin and the security council going to work on that. live updates throughout the hour. >> police in california can't catch a break. if the drought isn't enough, there's a cripple can storm coming the way. it's a mess. you need the rain but not in buckets all in one day. that's what they're getting. block can ok, here's the way the system works. let's say you pay your guy around 2 percent to manage your money. that's not much, you think except it's 2 rcent every year. does that make a difference? search "cost of financial advisors" ouch! over time it really adds up. then go to e*trade and find out how much our advice costs. over ti
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm EST
insists their military presence is normal. president obama spoke about the situation in ukraine earlier. the president said that the u.s. is deeply concerned about reports of russian military movement. he said there will be cost for any military intervention there. bill clinton's presidential library released 5,000 pages of confidential documents including correspondents with then first lady hillary clinton. >>> a video of supreme court arguments online. the court bans cameras in its chambers making this video exceedingly rare. one of the activists involved in the video could get 60 days in jail for breaking the but that bans language in the court. >>> in california there has been so much rain that people are preparing for floods. many have evacuated their homes because of fears of landslides. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris. "real money" is up next. david shuster is in for ali velshi tonight. >> a possible russian military intervention would be bad news for ukraine and unsettling to say the least for the global economy. we will explain. plus new data reveal that u.s. g
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 6:00am EST
friction in an already very precarious situation inside ukraine. >> phil, obviously russia not playing neutral in this, hosting him for the speech to be made. how is this playing out on the streets of russia? >> del, the government of vladimir putin reiterated they believe this is nothing short of a coup d'etat and believe it is initiated by extreme nationalist elements within ukraine. they even used the worth fascist. russia is very deeply concerned about their previously satellite state of ukraine, mobilized troops along the border. they say those exercises were previously planned, but nobody is aware -- everybody is aware, basically that this is happening at a very sensitive time. we are of course hearing about those possible troops inside crimea. russia is animate that the ukraine is in its sphere of influence and reiterated they do not appreciate western interference in ukraine. recent statements, foreign minister said that he felt that the e.u. in particular was exacerbating the situation. >> viktor yanukovych, a wanted man, now we're hearing prosecutors in geneva are inv
NBC
Feb 27, 2014 11:34pm PST
, the situation in the ukraine continues to deteriorate as vladimir putin ordered the surprise military drill near the ukrainian border. and to show -- >> tariq: man, what is he talking about? man, i know i should have been following this story more closely. there are just too many volatile factors at play. it's almost as hard to keep up with as "true detective." oh, man. "true detective." that's a great show. what are you really up to, russ cole? oh, crap. jimmy's talking to me. >> jimmy: tariq? i said, what's your opinion on the whole situation? >> tariq: i think vladimir putin needs to loosen his iron grip on the countries of the former soviet union. you know, he needs to realize -- >> jimmy: oh, crap. tariq knows way more about the story than i do. i'm kind of out of my league here. now they'll know i only read the first sentence of the article about it on buzzfeed, then flipped over to a recap of "true detective." oh, man, "true detective." that is a great show! who is the yellow king? oops, tariq is talking to me. >> tariq: i said, wouldn't you agree, jimmy? >> jimmy: abo
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 12:00pm EST
will be available shortly on the website at c-span.org. >> turning to the situation in ukraine the associated press reports secretary of state john kerry called russia a's foreign minister to express concerns of reports of pro- russia gunmen patrolling streets in armored vehicles and seizing several of airports in the region. the ap says that secretary kerry urged sir j. lab -- lavrov. back in washington washington, . president obama spent the day at the white house hosting a student film fests after him. later today 4:45 he will speak at the democratic national committee winter meeting being held at the capital hilton. we will have live coverage of the remarks on c-span. again it is up 4:45 eastern. let's go live to the briefing room under way about ten minutes press secretary jay carney speaking with reporters. the first several questions on the subject of ukraine. live coverage on c-span2. >> you were just talking about the concerns you have for the central russian involvement in ukraine. what option does the united states have available, should we reach that point? spinet i'm n
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am PST
shipping policy. ukraine will have state independence yuri news correspondent in ukraine says that three this referendum which would go on to autonomy to the claim even the pub make the situation is tending to kind of stance game between muscat and kiev. most guys just made it through a period crimea. and now the next day from the new kiev government. a twenty fold. the boss of the pond to the drama of a vandal the key in the center can tune in to the news it seems that all twenty. the united states has told russia to show that its promise not to intervene in ukraine is sincere. good afternoon everybody. this morning i called the foreign minister lavrov. and we talked to some length about the transition in the offensive in ukraine in the region. and i am specifically. the dr show work with the united states and with our friends and allies in order to support ukraine. to rebuild unity security that a healthy economy. the white has said that their warned russia to avoid provocative acts on to support ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty ukraine's eyes the president for toy
CNBC
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm EST
from the white house briefing room commenting on the escalating crisis in ukraine. earlier, unconfirmed reports of russian military intervention in the region sent the s&p lower. the question now is, if the situation gets worse, what could that mean for stocks, could russia be the next black swan? we did see people during this session wanting to take risk off. >> risk off, other than u.s. equities. when you think about it, you talked about it just before, it was at five-year lows. it's a very cheap index, but it trades very poorly, there are risks that have been taken off there all along during this thing. u.s. treasuries, the world forgot during the taper, there's one safe haven in assets and it's u.s. treasuries. >> mike? >> we have to remember that we still are obviously basically right on all-time highs in the s&p and although it has bumped up from its low, it's still a relatively low number, it didn't close as if it saw a disaster on the horizon. that said, we actually heard this kind of language before. we heard it when we were dealing with syria and it's kind of hard
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 3:00pm PST
crisis in crimea, amid growing signs of a possible bid to break away from ukraine. ukrainian leaders accused russia of a military invasion and occupation of crimea. newshour correspondent kwame holman has our report on the day's events. >> reporter: the situation in crimea approached a dangerous pivot point, as ukraine's new government accused russian forces of taking over two airports, a coast guard station and a border post. at a roadblock near one airport, this man said he had no idea who the armed men were, but they quickly set up a security perimeter. >> ( translated ): they arrived around 10:00 p.m. right there a machine gun was installed. the trucks passed through and immediately took control of the whole area; armed men jumped out from the trucks. >> reporter: the crimean peninsula is a bastion of support for moscow, and is home to russia's black sea naval fleet. the fleet command denied the well-armed, uniformed men on patrol were in fact russian troops, but russian military vehicles were seen outside the base, a possible violation of longstanding regulations. by late today,
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2014 8:00am PST
situation there certainly continuing. nbc's bill neely joins us live from ukraine's kramia region. he would not offer assistance but is surprised at putin's silence, though. >> reporter: yes, i'm afraid it looks like victor yanukovych is a man in denial. this was his first news conference since fleeing ukraine, but he said he didn't really flee, he just left because his life was in some danger. he said he'd spoken to vladimir putin on the phone, but he wasn't asking for russian assistance, he said he wasn't toppled, and he called ukraine's new government illegitimate. very much a man in denial. meanwhile, ukraine's crisis in the country he used to rule is really at its center here. behind me, there is a pro russian demonstration and this crisis is all about russia, because the question being asked in kiev, is russia intervening in some way in crimea? there were reports and video of russian troops outside one military airport today. there were also pro russian militia troops, at least that's what we think they are, outside the main civilian airport here earlier. when asked who they wer
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